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1.0 oz MONOLITE Ripstop Nylon Mesh

$7.50 /yd

Color
Black
Burnt Orange
Charcoal Gray
Dark Olive
Hunter Green
Moroccan Blue
Royal Purple

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    We had all but given up on sub 1.0 oz woven fabrics. Then along came MONOLITE...

    Ultralight woven fabrics are great for quilts and garments. But durability can take a nosedive for stressing applications like hammocks and bags.

    MONOLITE was developed to combat this problem. Constructed with a unique monofilament yarn and mesh weave, this fabric has the best durability we've EVER seen for the weight - and by a wide margin.  

    Used as a woven fabric, it's strong plus much more resistant to snagging and abrasion than fabrics of similar weight (e.g. 1.1 oz Ripstop Nylon).  

    As a mesh, it blows away traditional options like our 0.9 oz Noseeum. It's stronger, way more durable, and insanely breathable with a CFM over 1000 (full data sheet here). 

    Lastly, whether used as a fabric or mesh, it's stiffer with more structure than your typical ultralight fabric. This makes it a lot easier to sew.

    Typical applications for MONOLITE include ultralight hammocks, bugnetting, tent screens, stuff sacks, lightweight bags, or garment lining material.   

  • Product Details 
    Width ~63'' 
    Weight  1.0 oz/yd 2
    Denier 20D 
    Finish/coating Breathable with DWR, C6 PFC Free
    Downproof

    No. For more in-depth product info check HERE to see our full product data sheet.

Customer Reviews

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L.E.

1.0 oz MONOLITE Ripstop Nylon Mesh

D
D.G.
Unique material that has new applications

My newest favorite material from RSBTR! This stuff has a few desirable properties, as noted in the description but I'll repeat those here for good measure. Breathable, DWR, lightweight, durable, stiff (for the weight) and transparent. The monofilament gives it a smooth feel when running through your hand but feels course when you rub the fabric against itself between your fingers. So far I've made a hammock and several gear bags of various sizes. It's the blend of weight, durability and transparency that is a winner for me. The transparent property makes for an awesome hammock experience where you feel like you're floating mid-air and you can see your surroundings when lying down. I don't think I can go back to opaque fabric for hammocks - especially at this weight and durability. As for the gear bags - same story. I can see exactly what's in each bag - no more dumping out a bag or fishing around for something. A small detail but a serious convenience.

Other thoughts: Due to its stiffness, I have noticed that it's harder to compress down to a small size. Also, I wish it came in white!

HI Devon, Thanks for the review! The Monolite is a favorite!
J
J.P.
Super Comfy!

I made a hammock out of some orange Monolite. I feared it would feel really stretchy and unstable, but it actually feels really good and strong. It is also pretty trippy to lay in a see through hammock. I don’t have a ton of nights in it yet, so durability is unanswered at this point, but it seems like it won’t be an issue. Glad I gave it a whirl!

Hi John, Thanks for the review! The monolite is great for a see through hammock!
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B.G.
Monolite

Good product slow shipping.

Hi Bill, Thanks for the review, and I'm sorry to hear about the problem with shipping. I'll look into it!
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J.B.
Fantastic quality

Super pleased with the the quality of the Monolite. It’s very versitile - am using it for hammock bugnet, RV bug door and window screens. Will definitely purchase again.

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